CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI - Kuka Robotics Corp. joins Partners in THINC. This collaborative environment and technology center, created by Okuma America Corp., connects leading technology providers and creates a partnership that will provide the lowest cost, best solution to meet the needs of manufacturing worldwide. The Partners in THINC facility provides a noncompetitive meeting ground where more than 30 innovative companies share their expertise, testing new ideas and sharpening solutions for real world manufacturing industry settings through the power of THINC. Kuka Robotics will have a robotic demonstration, testing and training cell at the facility.

“We are proud to join Partners in THINC," says James Cooper, vice president sales and marketing, Kuka Robotics Corp. “Partners in THINC is an exceptional fit for Kuka Robotics. We are committed to helping companies develop and implement solutions to optimize their production to become quicker, more efficient and accurate.” Through Partners in THINC, Kuka Robotics will enhance customer relationships through hands on development, testing and sharing of solutions with customers on site at the facility in Charlotte, NC.

“Combining the technology of Kuka Robotics common PC-based controller platform with Okuma’s THINC control, end-users will have the ability to implement and operate automated manufacturing processes with ease," says Stu Shepherd, president of Kuka Robotics Corp. End-users will also be able to see the effectiveness of these technologies demonstrated at the Partners in THINC facility in Charlotte.”